The City of Thorold is rich in history and spread over approximately 8,490 hectares (21,000 acres) of agricultural, commercial, industrial and residential land.

Here you can explore a small portion of what Thorold is and has to offer.

Thorold, which is centrally located within the Niagara Region, is also the centre of North America’s profit zone, within one day’s driving distance of 60% of the North American population.


The City is conveniently located within a modern transportation hub and enjoys access to the Atlantic Ocean and the Great Lakes, via the St. Lawrence Seaway - Welland Canal, while convenient rail linkages provide access throughout the United States and Canada. The City of Thorold maintains an operating interest in the nearby Regional Niagara District Airport where cargo and passenger services are readily available. We are conveniently located 30 minutes from the Hamilton Airport, 40 minutes from Buffalo New York, U.S.A. International Airport and one hour from Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

For more information on visiting Thorold please visit the Lock 7 Thorold Tourism Office.